The Raconteur Cloud for Business supplement (published by The Sunday Times) categorises the top cloud concerns of IT departments worldwide in its infographic “trust and security in the cloud.”
It’s clear that the benefits of cloud adoption are significant in enabling business transformations, innovations and operational excellence. However, the absence of investment in cloud adoption is down to the lack of knowledge, security concerns and management buy-in. “91% of organisations have security concerns” and the reality is, security risks are the biggest factor holding back cloud adoption.
The cloud offers great performance and flexibility advantages, but when data travels over the public internet it is put at risk.
Secure clouds cannot exist without the right security expertise. IT teams need to stay current on evolving cloud technologies, threats and mitigation strategies.
Organisations can deploy additional security mechanisms to manage cloud concerns. In fact, “45% of organisations plan to partner with a managed security services provider” to tap into expertise, such as those of Cyberseer’s security services for:
Enhancing security in the cloud provides a model that is up to date, always patched, elastic, scalable and available everywhere. Cyberseer leverage the latest technology to deliver highly secure connectivity to cloud providers.